Comments Off on Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputies: Richard Ehlers, 39, East Bernstadt, arrested, kept Methamphetamine under baby bed

 LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) – A Laurel County man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance on Sunday morning.

It happened around 4:00 a.m. on Hensley Road in East Bernstadt. RICHARD+EHLERS+MUG+WEB

Richard Ehlers, 39, was arrested after deputies responded to a complaint of a possible active meth lab.

Deputies say they searched Ehler’s home and found a cooler under a baby bed with bags of suspected methamphetamine, three glass pipes containing methamphetamine, two bags of marijuana and seven packs of suboxone.

Officials say Ehlers told them that he hid the cooler under the infant’s baby bed where the child sleeps.

A 15-month-old child and a 9-year-old child in the home at the time of the arrest.

Ehlers was charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; possession of a controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia; wanton endangerment, theft by unlawful taking and possession of marijuana.HENSLEY+ROAD+LAUREL+METH

No word yet on who is taking care of the two children.




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